Wind tunnel helps althletes train for Olympic luge

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By: Ethan South

https://www.popsci.com/luge-wind-tunnel-uniform-tech

A wind tunnel that was previously used for planes was used to train luge athletes for the Winter Olympics. Chris Mazdzer went on to win the USA’s first silver in the event.

Watch him win here:

https://www.nbcolympics.com/news/chris-mazdzer-wins-historic-silver-first-us-mens-singles-luge-medal-ever

This relates to engineering because the tunnel is used for aerodynamic engineering testing. A lot of sports engineering goes into Olympic gear.